Tripti, Tṛpti: 17 definitions


Tripti means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Tṛpti can be transliterated into English as Trpti or Tripti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Trapti.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Tṛpti (तृप्ति) refers to “satiety” and is used to describe Goddess Umā, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.3.—Accordingly, as the Gods eulogized Umā (Durgā/Satī) with devotion:—“[...] you are sleep in all living beings; you are hunger, satiety (i.e., tṛpti), thirst, splendour, brilliance and contentment. You are the delighter of every one for ever. To those who perform meritorious actions you are the goddess of fortune. To the sinners you are the eldest sister, the deity of Ignominy; you are peace for the universe, and the mother sustaining lives”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Tṛpti (तृप्ति):—Early satisfaction.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Tṛpti (तृप्ति) refers to “contentment”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] (Thus the yogi experiences) the contentment (tṛpti) of the night of the Full Moon, which arises in this way laden with nectar. This is the consecration of the Command, the entry (āgama) (of the breath that takes place) in the phase of emanation. Once he has purified (himself) by (this process of) entry and exit (gamāgama), (the adept) should worship the Transmission (kramārcana). [...]”.—(Cf. Mālinīstava)

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Tṛpti (तृप्ति) refers to “contentment”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, “Further, the so-called ‘insight (prajñā)’ is a word for calm because it is free from the flame of false discrimination; a word for the unchanging because of the purify of own character, a word for no thought-constructions because it has no basis; a word for being qua being because it is according to truth; a word for truth because it is unchanging; a word for right because it is imperishable; a word for acute intellect because it removes bondages; a word for contentment (tṛpti-pada) because it has the good qualities of the noble; [...]”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tṛpti (तृप्ति).—f (S) pop. tṛpta f Satisfaction, content, pleasedness.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

tṛpti (तृप्ति).—f Satisfaction, content.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tṛpti (तृप्ति).—f. [tṛp-ktin]

1) Satisfaction, contentment; R. 2.39,73;3.3; Manusmṛti 3.271; भूयः कथय तृप्तिर्हि शृण्वतो नास्ति मेऽमृतम् (bhūyaḥ kathaya tṛptirhi śṛṇvato nāsti me'mṛtam) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 1.18.

2) Satiety, disgust.

3) Pleasure, gratification.

4) (Ved.) Water.

Derivable forms: tṛptiḥ (तृप्तिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tṛpti (तृप्ति).—f.

(-ptiḥ) Satisfaction, content. E. tṛp to please, or be pleased, affix ktin .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tṛpti (तृप्ति).—[tṛp + ti], f. 1. Satiating, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 10, 18. 2. Satisfaction, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 271. 3. Disgust, [Suśruta] 1, 90, 11.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tṛpti (तृप्ति).—[feminine] = tṛptatā; p. mant†.

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Tṛpti (तृप्ति).—[feminine] = tṛptatā; p. mant†.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Tṛpti (तृप्ति):—[from tṛp] f. satisfaction, contentment, [Ṛg-veda viii, 82, 6] (pti) and ix, 113, 10 [Atharva-veda] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] disgust, [Suśruta i, 24, 2]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Gandharva, [Demetrius Galanos’s Lexiko: sanskritikes, anglikes, hellenikes]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tṛpti (तृप्ति):—(ptiḥ) 1. f. Pleasure, content.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Tṛpti (तृप्ति) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Tatti, Titti.

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Tripti in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Tṛpti (तृप्ति) [Also spelled trapti]:—(nf) contentment; gratification, fulfilment.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tṛpti (ತೃಪ್ತಿ):—[noun] the state of being satisfied; contentment; satisfaction.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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